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Ruby Gerbitz

Published: Monday, Aug. 12, 2013 2:12 p.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013 8:18 a.m. CDT

NEW BEDFORD — Ruby L. Gerbitz, 86, of Princeton, formerly of New Bedford, died at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013, at Liberty Village of Princeton.

Born Nov. 30, 1926, in Manlius Township to Harwood and Alfreda (Lang) Littlefield, she married Ormond O. "Bob" Gerbitz on March 27, 1958, in Walnut. He died May 19, 1977.

She retired from Bergner's in Sterling.

Survivors include one son, David (Kathy) Littlefield of Buda; three stepsons, George Gerbitz of Florida, Scott (Carol) Gerbitz of Walnut and Phil (Patricia) Gerbitz of Rock Falls; eight grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; one stepbrother, Robert (Darlene) Johnson of Walnut; and one stepsister, Leora.

She was was also preceded in death by her parents; her stepmother, Mary Johnson-Littlefield; two sisters, Verda Whipple and Irene Pence; two brothers, Virgil and George Littlefield; two stepsisters, Marjorie DeWaele and Tony Perry; and two stepbrothers, Donald and Calvin Johnson.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Aug. 24 in the Walnut Cemetery. Inurnment will be in the Walnut Cemetery.

There will be no visitation.

Memorials may be directed to the Buda Rescue Squad.

The Grant-Johnson Funeral Home in Princeton is handling the arrangements.

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